Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An animal whose skin is covered with fur, especially fur that is commercially valuable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An animal that is hunted or farmed for its fur

Etymologies

fur +‎ bearer (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If it tests positive, and preliminary indications are that it will, this would be just the fourth mountain lion identified by the DNR in the state of Iowa in the past nine years, the first in the past five years and the first female, said Ron Andrews, a DNR furbearer resource specialist based in Clear Lake.

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  • For every wild furbearer killed, many more non-targeted wild and domestic animals are killed and discarded, in violation of hunting and outdoors ethics.

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  • Yes | No | Report from ejunk wrote 4 weeks 5 days ago and the friggin 'DNR furbearer resource specialist said "it's rare, to say the least." am I the only one who would have stopped to be amazed by this?

    Iowa Deer Hunter Bags Mountain Lion

  • I told him when furbearer season started whatever we caught we'd sell to the furbuyer and the proceeds would go into his savings account.

    Firearms Superlatives, Part II

  • So far, it's just the wanderers, said Jeff Beringer, Department of Conservation furbearer resource biologist, who was part of the autopsy team.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • AP - A new Illinois law is letting people with a furbearer license salvage pelts or even food from roadkill.

    USATODAY.com News

  • "I ran the pictures past a few other DNR folks that have a lot of trapping and/or furbearer experience, and they all said, it's hard to be 100 percent sure what it is ... but if it's a Minnesota animal, it's probably a badger."

    FOXNews.com

  • John Olson has roamed the state for years as the DNR's furbearer specialist and rarely has seen badgers.

    JSOnline.com

  • The Arctic fox is a valuable furbearer that has been trapped for several hundred years in Svalbard.

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  • Arctic fox is a valuable furbearer that has been trapped for several hundred years in

    WN.com - Articles related to Rabies toll up as dogs roam holiday haven

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